Turkey‘s confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 9,809 as the daily patients increase by 983 in the past 24 hours, and 171 more people have died, taking the death toll to 23,152, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Jan. 12.
Turkey’s total number of confirmed cases reached 2,346,285 according to the infographic Koca shared on Twitter.
Some 10,013 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, the minister said.
The total number of recovered cases stood at 2,218,464.
Koca also said 179,208 tests were conducted over the past day, with the overall number of tests reaching 26,555,992.
The minister also added that while the rate of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients is 4.5 percent, the number of seriously ill patients is 2,701.
Hurriyet Daily News